Copper thieves target Metro-East -

Copper thieves target Metro-East

EDWARDSVILLE - Police are investigating seven reports of thefts of internal tubing from outdoor air-conditioning units from six businesses and one residence in Edwardsville.

Edwardsville Chief of Police James S. Bedell said the first five thefts from the businesses occurred along Illinois Route 157 between the evening of Friday, Jan. 22, and the morning of Saturday, Jan. 23. The air-conditioning units were dismantled, and the copper tubing was cut out of them.

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